Pittsburgh CLO is one of the few regional theaters selected by Disney to produce The Little Mermaid. From the depths of the sea to the shores of America, this rockin' season will also feature Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story, a toe-tapping trip to the heart of 1950s rock and roll with the man, the music and the legend. This year, through special arrangement with The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh CLO Season Ticket Buyers will enjoy priority seating to Disney's The Lion King, part of the PNC Broadway Across America series. In addition to these spectacular headliners, CLO's 2013 season will also feature dynamic new productions of 42nd Street, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and Kopit & Yeston's Phantom.
"The 2013 Pittsburgh CLO Summer Season will feature Broadway's very best, including the exciting Pittsburgh premiere of The Little Mermaid," explains Executive Producer Van Kaplan. "Throughout the summer, Pittsburgh CLO Season Ticket Buyers are guaranteed Broadway-quality entertainment at substantial savings over single ticket prices and exclusive benefits that can't be beat."
2013 Summer Season
The 2013 Summer Season opens May 31 at the Benedum Center and will include the following:
May 31- June 9
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Book by Michael Stewart & Mark Bramble
A Non-Stop Song and Dance Extravaganza!
Broadway razzle-dazzle at its best! Fired from her first Broadway show, starry-eyed actress Peggy Sawyer thought she'd never see her name in lights, but fate had other plans! Come and meet those dancing feet in this Tony Award®-winning musical. The toe-tapping, foot-stomping score includes such classics as "We're in the Money," "42nd Street" and "Lullaby of Broadway."
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Music by Gene de Paul
New Songs by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn
A Rip-Roaring Good Time for all Theater Lovers!
When she said her vows, Milly didn't know life with Adam would include six rowdy brothers-in-law as roommates. Now, her plans to marry them off may backfire when the rambunctious bachelors kidnap rather than court their brides-to-be. Based on the MGM blockbuster film, this audience favorite is filled with daredevil dancing and features an exhilarating score including "Wonderful, Wonderful Day," "Love Never Goes Away" and "Sobbin' Women."
Kopit & Yeston's Phantom
Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston
Book by Arthur Kopit
Based on Gaston Leroux's 1910 novel The Phantom of the Opera
An Epic Musical Saga for the Ages!
From the Tony Award®-winning team of Maury Yeston and Arthur Kopit comes the exquisite masterpiece, Phantom. Based on Gaston Leroux's timeless love story, Phantom delves into the star-crossed story of the disfigured musical genius known as the Phantom Erik, and his muse, Christine Daae, the exciting and beautiful ingenue of the Paris Opera. Their musical affair unfolds deep in the catacombs of the Opera house, where Erik finds salvation in Christine's breathtaking voice. The incredible score features "Home," "You Are My Own" and "My True Love."
Disney's The Little Mermaid
Book by Doug Wright
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater
Based on the Disney film